Luxury cottages for the discerning holidaymaker

The Good Cottage Guide showcases the finest collection of luxury cottages to rent in the UK. In partnership with some of the leading holiday cottage agencies, both national and regional, our experienced team have handpicked only the premier quality cottages for your consideration.


Large luxury cottages to rent

Many groups, whether families or friends, are opting for large luxury cottages rather than the more conventional choice of a hotel or a couple of holiday homes for a short break or longer stay together. Finding large luxury cottages to rent together, whether for a birthday, anniversary, a festive break at Christmas and New Year, or just spending quality time together, can make these occasions truly memorable. Click here

5 Star luxury cottages

Our selection of 5 star luxury cottages is top-notch. These first-class properties offer an exceptional level of quality with luxurious decor, fixtures and fittings, as well as an outstanding range of accessories and personal touches. When we say 5 star we mean it literally. The Good Cottage Guide only features the best 4 and five 5 luxury cottages as rated by independent assessors from the national tourist boards, or occasionally by the cottage agencies themselves. Five stars is the highest quality rating and therefore our 5 Star luxury cottages are the best of the best. You can expect the Wow Factor when you enter one of these outstanding holiday homes for your short break or longer stay, and we’re sure you won’t be disappointed. Click here

Luxury coastal cottages

As an island nation, surrounded by seas and ocean, it comes as no surprise that many people are drawn to our beautiful coastline. A seaside holiday is a great British tradition and it is easy to see why luxury cottages by the sea are so popular. In complete contrast some of our luxury coastal cottages can be found along stretches of dramatic, wild coastline where you can enjoy bracing walks on the beach or over a headland. Click here
Featured cottages
Woodbrook Cottage, sleeps 10 Check availability Woodbrook Cottage, Bothenhampton, Dorset
Sleeps 10 * 4 Bedroom(s) * 2 Bathroom(s)
Price guide: £4491894 per week * Ref: GCG4986
Pets allowed: Yes * Short breaks available: Yes * Star rating: 5

Woodbrook Cottage sits in the charming village of Bothenhampton, just outside Bridport and only one mile from the beach. Bridport is a vibrant market town dominated by a Georgian town hall and broad, wide open streets offering views of the countryside beyond. The town is also one of the gateways to ...
Gabriel's Hall, sleeps 8 Check availability Gabriel's Hall, Bognor Regis, Sussex
Sleeps 8 * 4 Bedroom(s) * 3 Bathroom(s)
Price guide: £7672172 per week * Ref: GCG5034
Pets allowed: Yes * Short breaks available: Yes * Star rating: 5

This beautifully presented, Grade II listed, Regency seaside house is set within a lovely a square and enjoy wonderful sea views. Standing as one of a row and having been completely refurbished throughout, Gabriel's Hall offers extremely tastefully styled interior design in keeping with the period....
Lower Barns Fold, sleeps 4 Check availability Lower Barns Fold, Longridge, Lancashire
Sleeps 4 * 2 Bedroom(s) * 1 Bathroom(s)
Price guide: £342742 per week * Ref: GCG4966
Pets allowed: No * Short breaks available: Yes * Star rating: 5

Lower Barns Fold is a detached holiday barn conversion which lies on the edge of the beautiful Forest of Bowland, within the grounds of the owner’s 18th century farmhouse. Just as the New Forest in Hampshire is not very new, dating back over a thousand years, so the Forest of Bowland on the border...
Sea View Check availability Sea View, Palm Court Villas, Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 5 * 2 Bedroom(s) * 1 Bathroom(s)
Price guide: £3291052 per week * Ref: GCG6479
Pets allowed: No * Short breaks available: Yes * Star rating: 4

Sea View is one of two beautifully appointed ground floor holiday apartments offering extremely comfortable and well-presented accommodation. They are ideally situated, just a 5-minute walk from Shanklin’s lovely golden sandy beach, accessed via a cliff side lift. Once a fishing village the resort...
Dragon House Check availability Dragon House, Bilbrook, Somerset
Sleeps 22 * 8 Bedroom(s) * 8 Bathroom(s)
Price guide: £18753000 per week * Ref: GCG6822
Pets allowed: Yes * Short breaks available: Yes * Star rating: 5

Dragon House is a superb Grade II listed house situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park and less than four miles from both Dunster and Watchet. A former gentleman’s house, it is steeped in character with a warm and welcoming feel, which combines with tasteful furnishings to create a special re...